CSP105 - Regulations and the Cosmetic Industry

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Subject Title
Regulations and the Cosmetic Industry

Subject Description
Cosmetic products marketed throughout the world must comply with jurisdictional legislation pertaining to ingredients, manufacturing, claims and labeling.  This course will focus on Canadian acts, regulations and guidelines, as well as legislation in other major global markets.  Differences and standards of practice in the global market, including definitions and regulations applied to cosmeceuticals, natural and organic products will also be discussed.

Credit Status
One credit towards the Cosmetic Science Ontario Graduate Certificate Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the regulatory policies pertinent to the manufacture and sale of cosmetic products in Canada to ensure product compliance.
  2. Discuss the role of the regulatory elements that are unique to the EU Cosmetic Directive regarding consumer safety.
  3. Critique labels of cosmetic products according to regional specifications.
  4. Assess product export potential by researching jurisdictional regulations Along with formulate opinions and criticisms that drive the evolution of cosmetic regulations.
  5. Understand the regulatory enforcement implications of cosmeceuticals and be able to identify active ingredients while categorizing products based on claims, composition and proposed use.

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